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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel.
Last month we shared some great fares to Thailand on China Airlines from the West Coast, and today we’ve found a few more from Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK) on China Airlines, China Southern, Delta and United starting at $600.
The cheapest fares are on China Airlines to Bangkok (BKK) from Los Angeles (LAX) for travel in late August until early December starting at $600. Note that these flights all seem to require booking the trip through Orbitz. United is offering similar pricing on flights, with fares starting at $625. East Coast travelers can also find flight deals from New York (JFK) to Bangkok (BKK) on China Airlines and Delta for $672 and $685, respectively.
From Bangkok, you can be on the beach in Phuket, Koh Samui or elsewhere in Southeast Asia in just a couple of hours. Flights within the region are typically very inexpensive, making Bangkok a great hub for Southeast Asia travel.
Airline(s): China Airlines, China Southerns, Delta and United
Route(s): LAX, JFK to BKK
Booking Link: Orbitz
Here are a few examples of what we found:
Los Angeles (LAX)-Bangkok (BKK) for $600 on China Airlines:
Los Angeles (LAX)-Bangkok (BKK) for $625 on United (earns 16,681 PQMs):
New York (JFK)-Bangkok (BKK) for $672 on China Southern Airlines:
New York (JFK)-Bangkok (BKK) for $685 on Delta (earns 19,264 MQMs):
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H/T: The Flight Deal
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